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Re: Dependency strangeness (dpkg bug?)

Stephen Zander <gibreel@pobox.com> writes:

> >>>>> "John" == John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> writes:
>     John> I know one can't do versioned provides.  I thought that dpkg
>     John> was simply supposed to ignore the version when dealing with
>     John> something that provides an item that is depended upon?
> It is my intent to engage in "bug terrorism" :) against all packages
> currently depending on jdk1.1-runtime in the near future.

Go for it!

With slink freeze looming only 2 weeks down the road, we must get
these things fixed ASAP.

John Goerzen   Linux, Unix consulting & programming   jgoerzen@complete.org |
Developer, Debian GNU/Linux (Free powerful OS upgrade)       www.debian.org |
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